Also Noted

Doctor, HME provider guilty of wheelchair scam

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02/05/2013

SAN DIEGO – A medical doctor and the owner of an HME company have both pled guilty to participating in a scheme that defrauded Medicare of more than $1 million, according to a press release from the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California.

The Scooter Store debuts exercise booklet

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02/04/2013

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The Scooter Store (TSS), along with the host of a PBS fitness show, have put together a booklet with a series of exercises for people living with limited mobility, according to a press release.

Study: 85% of military personnel have sleep disorder

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02/04/2013

TACOMA, Wash. – A study has found that 85% of U.S. military participants had a clinically relevant sleep disorder, according to an article from a military news service. Of those, 51% had obstructive sleep apnea.

NSM, Groton’s help make donation possible

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02/04/2013

MYSTIC, Conn. – National Seating and Mobility (NSM) and Groton’s Fort Hill Pharmacy helped to donate 12 new wheelchairs to Mystic Aquarium, according to an article from theday.com, an online news source in Connecticut.

Responsive Respiratory publishes new catalog

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02/01/2013

ST. LOUIS – Responsive Respiratory has a new oxygen solutions catalog for 2013, according to a press release. The catalog features an array of oxygen products, including conservers and regulators, as well as cases, carts, racks cylinders and other accessory items.

Nonin Medical donates to Honduras medical mission

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02/01/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Nonin Medical has donated six finger pulse oximeters for a medical mission in Honduras, according to a press release.

DME Data Solutions crunches CPAP data

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01/31/2013

SAN DIEGO – DME Data Solutions has introduced a CPAP Patient Data Analyzer (CPDA), an analytics system that allows users to mine data and manage clinical outcomes, according to a press release.

Sleep apnea specialists collaborate to improve care

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01/31/2013

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Signature Sleep Services and CPAP Horizon Project are working together to improve sleep apnea management for patients, according to a press release.

Report: DME fraud on the rise

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01/30/2013

DES PLAINES, Ill. – There's room to eliminate anywhere from $1.5 billion and $5 billion in DME fraud in a single year, according to a new report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). The reason?

Noridian gets new Medicare contract

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01/30/2013

FARGO, N.D. – Noridian Administrative Services has been awarded a new Medicare claims processing contract, according to an article in the Grand Forks Herald.

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